|Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - Launius, Roger D|
The program to land an American on the Moon and return safely to Earth in the 1960s has been called by some observers a defining event of the twentieth century. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., even suggested that when Americans two centuries hence study the twentieth century, they will view the Apollo lunar landing as the critical event of the century. While that conclusion might be premature, there can be little doubt but that the flight of Apollo 11 in particular a...
Keywords: INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY; LIQUIDS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; DATA PROCESSING; MICROANALYSIS; THERMAL ANALYSIS; THERMOGRAVIMETRY; INORGANIC COMPOUNDS; HEATING; INFRARED RADIATION
|Compelling Rationales for Spaceflight History and the Search for Relevance - Launius, Roger D|
Are there compelling reasons to travel into space Assuming that there are, when did they emerge in the consciousness of the space community, opinion leaders, politicos, larger public How have those compelling reasons for spaceflight been articulated and adjusted over time With all of the changes in the larger society during the last half century, do those rationales remain persuasive at the dawn of the 21st century Finding answers to these questions are probably the most critical issues currentl...
Keywords: SUPERSONIC BOUNDARY LAYERS; RUNGE-KUTTA METHOD; WEDGES; STABILITY; ESSENTIALLY NON-OSCILLATORY SCHEMES; REYNOLDS NUMBER; SUPERSONIC SPEED; LEADING EDGES; OSCILLATIONS; RADII
|A Selected Annotated Bibliography on Martian Exploration - Launius, Roger D|
This document is a selected annotated bibliography on martian exploration.
Keywords: FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING; WAVEFORMS; DATA SYSTEMS; FOURIER TRANSFORMATION; DISCRETE FUNCTIONS
|Joseph Smith, Jr.'s red brick store - Launius, Roger D|
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: Historic buildings; Mormon shrines